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Glassmaking: Morganica (Cynthia Morgan) demonstrates the technical and creative challenges of making art using glass through fused glass, coldworking, and experimentation. Primarily focused on the casting of glass, including pate de verre and reservoir casting, she also discusses less-used kinformed glass techniques such as tack-fusing, kilncarving, and pattern-bar development.

Setting Up My Gallery-Style Art Show Booth

Kathy Engholm here. Cynthia invited me to write a guest article about my new(ish) art show booth furniture (shown above). My  previous post was about the main parts used in designing the [...]

Choosing parts for a gallery-style art show booth

Kathy Engholm here. Cynthia invited me to write a guest article about my new(ish) art show booth furniture (shown above). My first post was about the requirements I set before starting the [...]

Making a gallery-style art show booth

Gallery-style art show booth by Kathy Engholm Last spring I visited the Oregon Glass Guild's big art show and saw some wonderful glass. I also saw my friend Kathy's innovative, [...]

Making a (BIG) glass counter top, part 1

Apologies for the overlong ramble, but since this blog is intended to document my creative meanderings, it also details the times I'm bogged down in design and engineering. Apparently stuffing [...]

Getting creative with the glass we have

Honest-to-Pete, DEQ's search engine cursor is an image of Bigfoot walking. (I, er, did editorialize a bit on the text) I promised you an eye-witness report of [...]

Saturday musings: glass, color, poisons

Rollicking last couple of months. If I were into astrology, I'd probably be talking about cusps and whether Aries was rising or something, which always sounds faintly pornographic. My potentially dirty [...]

Working with tempered glass

People who salvage old glass for kilnforming frequently tell you to avoid tempered glass like the plague because: It's impossible to cut or break (unless you don't want it [...]

Group buy: Custom thickness/size Tekta sheets

And yep, for those of you who know anything about glassmaking (or have been to the Bullseye factory for just about any event), nope this isn't Tekta rolling down the lehr. [...]

Color Line, revisited with Dustin

Remember that Color Line enamel glass paint that I beta-tested for Bullseye awhile back? This, apparently, is what Color Line can do in the hands of someone who knows how to use [...]

Glasslanding on a blustery day

I know I've promised a bunch of you that I'd deliver a compilation of knee replacement surgery information and I WILL PUBLISH THAT SOON. Promise. It's just that I'm having a little [...]